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Philly Shipyard Low Stroke Platform System

Philly Shipyard (formerly Aker Philadelphia Shipyard) asked Rhoads to install a Low Stroke Platform System in their hull assembly area designed to move sections of the ship’s hull along a rail system to be easily assembled and welded.

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OSG Ship Management, Inc.

Rhoads’ maritime division was contacted to provide repair services, including emergency repair and general ship maintenance, for several vessels over the course of one year for OSG Ship Management, Inc. Four liquid cargo barges and two tugs required collision repairs and upkeep services.

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Aryzta

Aryzta North America needed to increase its U.S. capacity to produce a product for a major fast food chain out of a New Jersey facility and sought the expertise of Rhoads. This required the addition of a new bakery space and related equipment and piping, to be completed on a tight, 6-month timeframe.

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US Army Corps of Engineers High Speed Generator
The United States Army Corps of Engineers sought to install a Phase II High Speed Generator (HSG) and Integrated Power System at the Navy’s land based test site in Philadelphia, PA. Rhoads was to provide the foundation and installation for this project.

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Ocean Spray

Rhoads was contracted by A&B Process Systems to work on a new Ocean Spray Cranberries bottling plant in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania. Rhoads initially worked for A&B Process Systems on a complex rigging and equipment setting portion of the same project.

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Rickmers Tokyo

Rhoads Marine Industries (RMI) was contracted to provide immediate emergency repair services to the 637-foot-long motor vessel, Rickmers Tokyo. The vessel suffered extensive damage to its hull while departing the Port of Philadelphia en route to Amsterdam in 2010. The vessel needed urgent repairs to stay on its voyage schedule.

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Andritz and Synagro

Rhoads was contracted to unload and install the mechanical process for the Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels project, a LLC-Class A facility.

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US Philadelphia Mint

The United States Philadelphia Mint furnace piping developed oxidation inside due to condensate formation in the interior of the pipe. The piping needed to be replaced to restore proper operation of the annealing furnaces.

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Precision Custom Components

Rhoads Industries was called upon by Precision Custom Components (PCC) to revisit the construction of seven large stainless steel nuclear containment vessels.

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Northrup Grumman

Northrup Grumman sought the needs of Rhoads to remove a rotor assembly and associated parts from a CVN turbine generator located in Building 16 of the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

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PaperWorks IR Dryers

PaperWorks Industries, Inc. sought the help of Rhoads to install a new infrared (IR) heater skid, blower and associated piping for two IR dryers located on a papermaking machine.

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Oliver Hazard Perry
(FFG-7) Class Equipment
Harvesting Program

In July of 2015, Rhoads was awarded a contract for the removal of main engines, CPP systems, shafting, propellers, rudders, main and auxiliary generator set and various engineering and electronic equipment from five de-commissioned Oliver Hazard Perry-Class Guided Missile Frigates.

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Lockheed Martin
Mitscher Ablative

This project sought the necessary labor, tooling, PPE and material for the delivery of ORDALT 79353 as it relates to the internal and external plenum ablative installation onboard the USS Mitscher.

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Clark Technologies

Clark Technologies sought the specialized millwrighting, rigging and welding services of Rhoads to develop and
ship a unit that was too large and heavy for their shop.

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Tasty Baking Company

Founded in 1914 Tasty Baking finally decided it needed a modern home in 2009.

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Aker Exhaust Gas Module and Bulkheads

Aker sought Rhoads capabilities for the fabrication and assembly of an exhaust gas module and accommodation blocks for three CV2600 dry cargo vessels.

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Closed Loop Cooling Water System

The Power and Propulsion Test Facility in Building 633 sought Rhoads to complete the Closed Loop Cooling Water (CLCW) System.

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Ticonderoga Class (CG-47) Equipment Harvesting

The US Navy’s Ticonderoga Class of Guided Missile Cruisers was aging and spare parts for major engineering components were sometimes in short supply.

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Liscio’s Bakery

Liscio’s Bakery outgrew its current space to meet customer demands which housed a three roll oven and maintained plans to install a fourth.

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